A new controversy is brewing in the lawsuit pitting three Massachusetts Institute of Technology students against the Massachusetts transit agency: Whether or not their unpublished research notes and other material must be handed over to the state government...

So far, O'Toole has not proven especially sympathetic to the students, who are represented by the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation. He refused to lessen the sting of the original temporary restraining order, even though the MBTA had suggested it. He also granted much of the MBTA's request for unpublished documents, which EFF says runs afoul of clear legal precedent.

Monday, August 18, 2008
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